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Helen Louise Dodd

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Helen Louise Dodd Obituary
Funeral services for Helen Louise Dodd. 96, of Troy, formerly of Hazelwood, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Winfield. Rev. Barrett Dodd, pastor of Mill Creek Baptist Church near Silex, will officiate with burial at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.
Mrs. Dodd, 96, passed away Saturday afternoon, Sept. 1, 2018 at the Sugar Creek Assisted Living Center in Troy. Born Feb. 28, 1922 in Xenia, Ill., she was the daughter of Reuben B. and Cleone P. Gibson Woomer. She graduated from Flora High School in 1939 and attended Brown Business College for two years. Helen was united in marriage on Sept. 10, 1949 at the Christian Church in Xenia, Ill.. This union was blessed with two sons George P., Jr. and Robin. Helen worked for several years as a secretary at Scott Air Force Base near O'Fallon, Ill.. She was a member of FRA – Fleet Reserve Association and the Gideons International Auxiliary. Helen was a 50+ year member of Florissant Presbyterian Church in Florissant. After moving to the Assisted Living Center, she faithfully attended the FBC Winfield's weekly services at Sugar Creek Assisted Living. She enjoyed playing bingo, dominos and watching the St. Louis Cardinals.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Reuben and Cleone Woomer; one son, Dr. Robin Dodd who died in 2015; and her husband of 66 years, George Dodd, Sr., who died Aug. 2, 2015.
Survivors include one son George P. Dodd, Jr. and his wife, Carrie, of Winfield, and daughter-in-law, Debbie Dodd of Tallahassee, FLa. She also leaves seven grandchildren Melissa Inglese and her husband, Marc, of Tallahassee, Katie Vogt and her husband, Brian, of Tallahassee, Matthew Dodd of Portland, Ore., Andrew Dodd of Winfield, Miles Dodd and his wife, Katie, of Winfield, Barrett Dodd of Silex, and Phillip Dodd of Winfield; four great-grandchildren Logan, Graham and John Baldwin Inglese, and Benjamin Vogt; and many friends.
Visitation will be held from 4 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Winfield.
Memorials may be made to Missouri Baptist Children's Home in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home; 3838 East Highway 47; P.O. Box 253, MO 63343. Online condolences may be made at www.carterrickfuneralhome.com.
Published in Lincoln County Newspaper Group from Sept. 8 to Sept. 17, 2018
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